Menu

Liverpool face competition from European heavyweights for ex-Man United striker

Paris Saint-Germain have offered a contract to Juventus striker Carlos Tevez and are looking to bring him to the Parc des Princes this summer.

SEE ALSO:
Ultimate World XI with just one player per club: Arsenal & Man United stars join Ronaldo & Messi
14 top players who missed out on the Champions League this season who could join Arsenal, Man Utd & more
Liverpool transfer gossip

The Argentine striker looks in danger of becoming surplus to requirements in Turin following the acquisition of Paulo Dybala, despite coming off the back of an excellent campaign in Serie A.

As reported by the Daily Express, Liverpool are believed to be keen in the hitman, but Goal have reported that PSG have offered a lucrative contact to the player and have already been in contact with Tevez’s representatives.

The site also reported that the striker would soon reveal to the Bianconeri his decision regarding his future plans, with a stay in Northern Italy not completely off the cards.

According to Goal, the French champions have offered Tevez a deal worth €8.5 million per year, with a further €500,000 available in bonuses.

The forward, now 31, is approaching the autumn of his career, and a transfer this summer may represent his final opportunity to secure a genuinely big-money move.

The Old Lady’s chief executive Giuseppe Marotta, as reported by Goal, is certainly not keen on seeing his 20-goal hitman leave the club this summer, whilst acknowledging that a departure is not impossible.

“This is down to his way of life, and we will respect it,” Marotta began.

“Our relationship is fantastic. The possibility that he will stay is very high, but I will not put it into percentages.”

Contrary to this, the Metro report that the former Corinthians hitman is ‘desperate’ to leave Turin this summer.

Tevez moved to Juventus in 2013 following a successful spell with Manchester City, and was in scintillating form this season. He bagged 20 goals in 32 outings in Serie A and a further seven in 13 in the Champions League.

During his time in England—with City, Manchester United and West Ham United—he enjoyed great success, winning the Premier League title three times, the FA Cup once and the Champions League—with the Red Devils—in 2008.

Another option for the striker could be a move back to his homeland, with boyhood club Boca Juniors reportedly a possibility, as well as La Liga heavyweights Atletico Madrid [both via the Mirror].

Tevez is currently in action at the Copa America with the Argentina national side; he will doubtless look to win the continental title—a championship he is yet to claim—which would begin to make up for Juve’s inability to win the Champions League after final defeat to Barcelona.